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James Partridge

Partner

London

Partridge James
James Partridge

Partner

London

James is the Firm’s Graduate Recruitment partner and Training Principal. Prior to that he was a partner for 15 years in the litigation department where he acted for financial institutions and corporates in big-ticket court and arbitration proceedings in England and many other jurisdictions. 

In recent years he achieved significant victories for clients in the Court of Appeal (Alpstream v. PK Finance and GECAS; Dexia v. Prato) and in the Supreme Court in the OW Bunker (“Res Cogitans”) litigation. His recent matters include coordinating worldwide litigation arising out of a shipping insolvency, numerous claims relating to the sale of derivatives to public authorities and a variety of aviation finance and leasing disputes.

News & insights

Publications: 30 JUNE 2020

Beyond Covid-19: Emerging market private equity driving growth

This timely discussion is part of a series of Allen & Overy conversations with senior industry players to explore opportunities for recovery and growth.

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Publications: 24 JUNE 2020

The limits of without prejudice protection

The High Court has allowed disclosure of “without prejudice” communications in two recent cases: one involving threats to remove assets from the jurisdiction in order to frustrate enforcement of a…

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Publications: 24 JUNE 2020

Risk of prosecution by foreign regulator no excuse for defendant's failure to disclose in English litigation

The High Court rejected a defendant’s application to vary an order for standard disclosure, notwithstanding that such disclosure would have exposed the defendant to a breach of its regulator’s…

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Publications: 24 JUNE 2020

Court keen not to second-guess FCA and LSE in market manipulation dispute

The High Court recently rejected an application by Burford Capital Limited, an AIM-listed litigation funder, for Norwich Pharmacal relief. Burford sought to compel London Stock Exchange Group plc,…

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London

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1996

Academic

LLB, King's College London, 1992